Make your pecan pie bars, let cool, and chop 3/4 pound worth into little bit-sized squares.
In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat the heavy cream at moderate speed until soft peaks form, about 1 minute. Add the sugar, vanilla bean paste, almond extract and salt and beat until stiff peaks form, about 1 more minute.
Gently fold the yogurt into the whipped cream until no streaks remain.
Reserve one-fourth of the pecan pie bars and persimmons and then gently fold the remaining cookies and berries into the yogurt-whipped cream.
Fill a trifle bowl, or individual glass serving vessels, with yogurt-whipped cream mix. And then top with remaining bars and fruit.
How to roast persimmons:
Cut persimmons into horizontal slices, about 1/4-inch slice, then into quarters. Place on a foil-lined tray and place in pre-heated 400-degree oven for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with cinnamon or 5-spice if you want.